• ‘Squid Game' Just Misses Nielsen's Top 10 Streaming-Ratings Chart in Debut Week

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Squid Game” debuted to 206 million streaming minutes the week of Sept. 13 - Sept. 19, just barely missing Nielsen's Top 10. Expect that to not be the case in the coming weeks, as Americans have caught up to the surprise Korean smash hit series.
    “Squid Game” launched on Sept. 17, so it missed out on most of the measured week. There's roughly a one-month delay in Nielsen's reporting for streaming shows.
    Nielsen expects a “Tiger King”-like trajectory, in which word of mouth sees these earliest returns explode - and quickly. That's not exactly going out on a limb, however, as Netflix itself...
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  • 111 Million Netflix Accounts Tuned into 'Squid Game' So Far

    111 Million Netflix Accounts Tuned into 'Squid Game' So Far

    9 days ago - By No Film School

    Which Squid Game challenge would you have been worst at?
    While we heard rumblings of how popular Squid Game was on Netflix, nothing prepared us for the actual numbers. CNN is reporting that the show has been viewed by 111 million accounts since debuting on Netflix on Sept. 17, 2021. That's a staggering amount of eyeballs on one show.
    Considering that's over 50% of Netflix's 209 million totally subscribers, it truly is a global phenomenon.
    Minyoung Kim, Netflix's vice president of content for Asia Pacific , told CNN, "When we first started investing in Korean series and films in 2015, we...
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